Opium War

Opium War
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Opium War
Afghanistan, 2008, 90 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: Japan/Korea/France
North American Premiere
Topics: Drama, Middle East, Political
Program: Awards Buzz
Language: Dari English Sub-Titles

Awards: Critics Prize in Rome

Winner of best film at the Rome festival and Afghanistan's entry for the Best Foreign Language Feature Academy Award, Siddiq Barmak's combo of ultra-realism and absurdism — both comic and tragic — relates the interactions between two US soldiers caught behind enemy lines and an opium-producing Afghani family.

DIRECTOR: Siddiq Barmak
Producer: Siddiq Barmak
Editor: Michele Hickson
Screenwriter: Siddiq Barmak
Cinematographer: Georgi Dzulaiev
Music: Daler Nazarov
Principal Cast: Peter Bussian, Joe Suba
Filmography: Osama (2003)
Print Source: Cineclick Asia


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